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FOX News
Sep 23, 2010 7:00pm EDT
to america. house republicans unveiled the plan today at an event in virginia. it's 21 pages of policies and principles. what g.o.p. members say they will do if voters return them to power in november. shannon breen is taking a close look at the thing and live in the d.c. newsroom now with details and reaction. hey, shannon. >> hi, shepard. republicans admitted the last time they were in charge of the house they made some mistakes. they learned their lesson and they've been listening to the american people and that's where the pledge to america actually comes from. here's key components, job creation, repealing the health care bill, reforming congress and beefing up our national security. >> we pledge to uphold the model for our country, our founders envisioned. a grander america. the exception among the nations of the earth. where promise of liberty reflects the hopes of mankind. >> republican leaders rolled out their new agenda at that lumberyard in a washington suburb after holding a small business roundtable. but democrats cried foul when later in the same day, this afternoon, 174 re
MSNBC
Sep 23, 2010 11:00am EDT
, from celebrities to world leaders, calls for virginia to hold back as the state prepares to execute a woman with an iq of just 72. >>> plus, new details about how the cia is waging war against alcada and the taliban in afghanistan and then a little bit later, courtney hazlett has the scoop on what joaquin phoenix had to say to david letterman. o make me sneeze... my eyes water. but now zyrtec®, the fastest 24-hour allergy relief, comes in a liquid gel. zyrtec® liquid gels work fast, so i can love the air®. comes iso i taked gel. one a day men's 50+ advantage. as a manager, my team counts on me to stay focused. it's the only complete multivitamin with ginkgo to support memory and concentration. plus vitamin d to help maintain healthy blood pressure. [ bat cracks ] that's a hit. one a day men's. >>> developing right now for you the food and drug administration has just ruled that they will allow the diabetes pill avandia to stay on the market but stay on with restrictions. fda panel recommended in july that avandia stay on the market but with additional warnings to be placed on its
NBC
Sep 23, 2010 5:00am EDT
with voters. it will be unveiled at a hardware store in virginia. i am kate amara reporting. >> it is an ongoing debate. >> the issue is whether or not to put a slots parlor in in arundel mills. jennifer franciotti has more on the debate. >> good morning. david cordish is the developer who wants to put in the slots parlor and he has been going door to door to garner support. he has knocked on 500 doors telling anyone who'll listen about the plan. the creation of 4000 new jobs. those who oppose slots have teamed up with the american jockey club. voters will decide this issue. if they vote no, slot zoning starts from scratch. this will be a giant step backwards, according to cordish. >> to get this back in gear, the lawyers we have heard on both sides say five years minimum. $2.5means the state's loss billion because you're starting from scratch. >> you may have seen those anti- slots tv ads. he believes they are funded by a company that already has a slots license in cecil county. reporting live, jennifer franciotti. >> thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question o
CBS
Sep 23, 2010 12:00pm EDT
injection tonight in virginia. she and two accomplices were after life insurance money. european union workers asked her to commute the sentence to life in prison. >>> an ohio suspect was not thinking clearly. >> we received a phone call from a man who was in pain and he was compacted several pains and he was begging us to empty a garbage truck. >> he was running away from the officers and when someone spotted him stealing -- it took the police several minutes to dig him out. he's recovering in an area hospital. >>> a bus driver in austin, texas went too far to quiet a rowdy bus. 11 students were hospitalized after he slammed on the brakes without warning. none of the seats had seatbelts and the incident is under investigation. >>> giving back, the creator of facebook is helping the next generation of great thinkers. the 26-year-old will announce a donation to the newark, new jersey school system. there's no connection between the creator and the town. he just met with the mayor and talked about plans for the school system. >> a hundred million dollars. >> not bad. >> well, taking a li
CNN
Sep 23, 2010 5:00pm EDT
company in northern virginia, not on the steps of the u.s. capitol. the gop blueprint for reclaiming control of the house tries to seize on the anti-establishment mood in the country. top priorities include tax cuts, spending cuts, limits on the size -- limits on the growth of entitlements and a vow to reverse, repeal president obama's health care reforms. our senior congress correspondent, database nah bash, had the a chance to speak exclusively with a pointman for the pledge, republican house leader, john boehner. how did that go, dana? >> very interesting what john boehner and his republican colleagues tried to do today, wolf with this 45-page glossy document is give voters not just a reason to vote against the democrats who are in charge but a reason to vote for republicans. and there were some new specifics a few in here about new mechanisms to achieve their goals of cutting spending and reforming the way congress works, but a lot of what is in here are broad ideas that we have heard before, so, i tried to press the man who says he wants to be speaker on specifics. and i started
NBC
Sep 23, 2010 6:30pm EDT
, virginia, outside of washington, house republicans unveiled their plan to change washington. >> stop, stop out of control spending and actually reduce the size of our government. >> reporter: borrowing the concept from the 1994 contract with america that helped sweep them to power, the republicans pledge to america promises to repeal the new health care law, make the bush tax cuts permanent for all taxpayers, cut congress' operating budget and freeze spending at 2008 levels, cutting $100 billion per year. but republicans were forced to acknowledge today when they actually had power they didn't always live up to their own ideals. >> listen, when republicans were in charge of congress, we made our fair share of mistakes. i think we've demonstrated that republicans have heard the american people. >> reporter: democrats ripped the pledge to america as nothing more than barely warmed over ideas from the bush years. >> if this is implemented, what we are going to see is the infliction of a plague on america. >> reporter: back in new york, even in front of democratic supporters wednesday night, t
ABC
Sep 23, 2010 5:30pm EDT
fighting. >>> a virginia woman is set to die billy that will injection tonight at 9:00. 41-year-old theresa lewis is scheduled to be the first woman executed in that state in nearly a century. lewis was extentsed to death for the 2002 hired killings of her husband and stepson to collect on a $250,000 insurance policy. prosecutors say she promised sex and cash to two men if they carried out the killings. the two gunmen were sentenced to life in prison. >>> now check out these amazing pictures out of eastern oregon. as a rancher documents a fight between a black bear and a cow. the rancher was checking his heard when he saw a small black bear making his way across the ranch. he captured the incident with his camera and the bear ended up going straight for one of the kouz but they weren't going to go down without a fight. >> you know, similar thing i have seen with maybe not a bear, but similar things where kouz will get together and defend each other and themselves and they can get aggressive. >> the bear begins to gain the upper hand but that's something the cow's nearby friends noticed as w
CBS
Sep 22, 2010 11:00pm EDT
. >>> tonight a virginia woman has less than 24 hours to live. teresa lewis is expected to be put to death tomorrow after two failed attempts to get granted last minute clemency. >> the governor i spoke to him one-on-one. i'm sorry. i really am to allow this to happen to two people i loved very much. and i just wish i could take it back. >> the 41-year-old woman immediatelied guilty in three -- pleaded guilty in 2003 to providing sex and money in exchange for the murder of her husband and stepson. he handed lewis a death sentence saying she was clearly the head. lewis will become the first woman in nearly 100 years to be put together by the commonwealth of virginia. >>> tonight family and friends are remembering a local navy sailor killed in afghanistan. brendan looney lived in silver spring and graduated in 1999. he was known as a standout athlete on the football and baseball teams and his former coaches say he lived up to the school's motto, a gentleman and a scholar. >> more so than a real hero. just a real, real great human being. everything that you would want your son to be. that's w
MSNBC
Sep 23, 2010 12:00am EDT
in virginia today about some important parts of health care reform that kick in tomorrow. >> number one, paul already mentioned, the issue of lifetime limits. that is not going to be the rule anymore after tomorrow. number two, pre-existing conditions for children. number three, we are going to make sure that if young people don't have health insurance through their employer, that they can stay on their parents' health insurance up the age of 26. number four, you're going to be able to choose your doctor and not have to go through some network in an emergency situation. >> well, apparently that is not all true. item two, health care could have aren't for children with pre-existing conditions has now hit a snag. some major health insurance companies have chosen to stop selling children-only policies in states like california, illinois, florida and connecticut. is there anything lawmakers can do to fix that snag? congresswoman loretta sanchez, democratic, california, joins us from capitol hill. congresswoman, you know, the biggest selling point to the middle class, it is fair to say, not just t
MSNBC
Sep 23, 2010 6:00pm EDT
-page plan at the tart lumber yard in ste sterling virginia, here's the tan man. >> the american people are speaking out like never before. they're concerned about the future of our nation and the future for their children. and they see a government in washington that isn't listening, doesn't get it, and frankly, the american people that washington really doesn't care. we're here today to put forth a new governing agenda built by a -- listening to the american people that offers a new way forward. >> did you hear him say the word "new"? all right, remember that. boehner's new way forward is a carbon copy of the bush policies that nearly crip held it country over the last decade. boehner and his krurp short on detail, high on rhetoric, and also pushing the idea that president obama has ruined this country in less than two years. well, here's starched shirt young gun kevin mccarthy out of california. >> as a result of the economic disastrous policies of the current administration, millions of americans today are out of work. and are children will be saddled with the deficit and debt that
PBS
Sep 23, 2010 3:00pm PDT
in suburban virginia 30 miles from capitol hill with this year's policy prescriptions. minority leader john boehner and his top lieutenants spelled out their central point. >> government is out of control in washington, and we need to rein it in, and begin a new drive for a smaller, less costly and more accountable government in our nation's capital. these are the things that the american people are demanding, >> reporter: while the backdrop has changed, republicans hope their document, called "a pledge to america," will produce similar results to 1994. that year's plan helped the party gain 54 seats and take the house majority for the first time in 40 years. one of the main architects of the 2010 version is california's kevin mccarthy. he accused democrats of ignoring the country's wishes. >> from the billion dollar bailouts to the stimulus package that failed to stimulate, to the government takeover of health care, you cried stop. but the democratic majority in washington has refused to we are here to tell you today that we have been listening, and we've heard you. >> reporter: in respons
Univision
Sep 22, 2010 11:30pm PDT
condiciones preexistentes. no se puede cancelar la cobertura si uno se enferma. >> en virginia, rodeado de familiares beneficiados por la reforma, el presidente dijo: >> dijo que la idea no es que el gobierno se involucre en el cuidado de salud sino asegurar que los estadounidenses estÉn protegidos. la masiva reforma de salud entrarÁ en efecto verbalmente y muchos de los cambios se verÁn reciÉn en 2014. >> todo el mundo que quiera un seguro mÉdico va a tener la opciÓn recogerlo, se tiene bajos ingresos el gobierno no va - lo va a ayudar a pagar. >> los niÑos con condiciones preexistentes no pueden ser rechazados, varias compaÑÍas de seguros van a dejar de vender esas pÓlizas. la aseguradora mÁs grande de california dijo en un comunicado a que desafortunadamente la ley ha creado un ambiente competitivo esperanzado. la casa blanca dijo que las compaÑÍas de seguro toman decisiones sin importar las familias y niÑos que los necesitan. >> por otro lado mc cain, sostuvieron un intenso intercambio en una audiencia del comitÉ de seguridad nacional en el senado, mc cainexpresÓ su pre
ABC
Sep 23, 2010 11:00am PDT
to repeal the president's healthcare plans. revealed their pledge to america at a virginia lumberyard. the document will guide them should they gain a majority of seats in the upcoming midterm elections. >> in order to create jobs, we need to end the uncertainty for job creators and the spending spree in washington. reform congress itself. >> democrats dismissed the gop plan as recycled ideas that would make the nation's problems even worse. president obama delivered a major speech of his own today addressing the u.n. general assembly. he urged world leaders to push past years of cynicism and pessimism and press towards middle east peace. the president's challenge weeks after he helped relaunch peace talks between the israelis and the palestinians. >> if an agreement is not reached, palestinians will never know the pride and dignity that comes with their own state. israelis will never know the certainty and security that comes with sovereign and stable neighbors who are committed to coexist. >> on other topics, mr. obama called on iran to improve its intent on nuclear program. the goa
KOFY
Sep 23, 2010 11:30am PDT
's healthcare plans. revealed their pledge to america at a virginia lumberyard. the document will guide them shou they gain a majority of seats in the upcoming midterm elections. >> in order to create jobs, we need to end the uncertainty for job creators and the spending spree in washington. refm congress itself. >> democats dismissed the gop plan as recycled ideas that would make the nation's problems even worse presint obama delivered a major speech of his own today addressing the u.n. general assembly. he urged world leaders to push past years of cynicism and pessimism and press towards middle east peace. the president's challenge weeks after he helped relaunch peace talks between the israes and the palestinians. >> if an agreement is not reached, palestinians wi never know the pridend dignity that comes with their own state. israelis willever know the certainty and serity that comes with sovereign and stable neighbs who are committed to coexist. >> on other topics, mr. obama called on iran to impre its intent on nuclear program. the goal of turning ove control to the afghan government be
FOX
Sep 23, 2010 12:00pm PDT
in november. they gathered around a table at a hardware store in suburban virginia to unveil their 21 page pledge to america. they say they will use this as a guide if they gain a majority of seats in the midterm elections. critics say it's a return to failed economic policies that led to the economic crisis and will do nothing to create jobs or eliminate the deficit. this is a partial list of the republican agenda. to repeal health care reforms, to extend tax cuts for the rich and slash government spending. to end the stimulus program which officially ends on october 8th. and also include a promise to promote traditional marriage and oppose abortion. significant changes to the health care system kick in today after the reform bill was narrowly approved in congress last spring. ktvu has details on what these changes mean to some people here in the bay area. good afternoon. >> reporter: good afternoon. children and people with lifetime illnesses. this program sees dozens of diabetics each day. some are on other forms of insurance. those having private insurance will no longer have a lifetim
Telemundo
Sep 22, 2010 6:30pm PDT
congreso sis sishcongresistas que es un sueño. >>>josé: hoy en virginia el presidente habló de algunas de las disposiciones que entran en vigor mañana jueves, según el presidente entre otras los jóvenes podrán permanecer dentro del plan de salud de sus padres hasta que cumplan 26 años de edad, la vacunación gratis para los niños. salud preventiva gratis como mamografías y exámenes de colesterol no más límites temporales a la cobertura de salud loshlos límites empezará desaparecer, ni se podrán cancelar póliza a niños con condiciones médicas pre existentes. puede encontrar todos los punto s relevantes de esta ley en nuestra página de web telemundo.com/noticias. nos vamos aba bell california, donde el ex alcalde, y otros 7 funcionarios se pre seno estar en corte luego de ser arrestados bajo cargos de corrupción. se les acusa haber estafado a los contribuyentes por 5 millones y medio de dólares. vamos a venezuela se avispa el cierre de la elección parlamentaria ia y angie tiene todos los detalles. >>>angie: en venezuela el presiono está en las boletas pero actúa como s
SFGTV2
Sep 23, 2010 6:00am PDT
, and she is not eligible for city housing, so she ends up leaving try and moving to virginia. this is the problem with the ordinary in justice. there are collateral consequences, and we end up paying for them as taxpayers. we pay for them because people cannot get a federal grants for loans for school. they go on welfare. they do not get to go to their jobs. these are the hidden cost we rarely see. why do they love him so much if he was doing these things that are against the law? the bottom line is when hank saw of lawyer cared about the client, he would make an effort to help that lawyer, said there is one woman who is a prostitute, and she had a lawyer who keeps doing her case pro bono. she keeps getting arrested for prostitution, and each time he tried to get her help, but when no one was looking, that is when the worst thing happened. there is a guy who is the town drunk, and his name is john casey. i met him, and he was drinking an enormous 10 of the year. it was of vero -- enormous can of beer. it was unfaia barrel. he was thrown into jail. casey walked back into the c
NBC
Sep 22, 2010 11:00pm EDT
degrees warmer than normal. we had 91 degrees at the airport. 92 in charleston, west virginia. 99 degrees in louisville, ky. a lot of that heat will hang around. we had this front trying to move through. all this warm, muggy air that is still in place will remain here for the next couple of days. fall started a couple of minutes ago. it will continue to feel like summer. partly cloudy. there is the front. md., began to dissipate, and yank its post-to the north. -- and gets pushed back to the north. maybe an isolated storm popping up tomorrow afternoon. most spots will stay dry and humid. things will cool off as another weak front makes its way across our region over the weekend break able take until sunday before temperatures drop back to normal levels. 85-90 tomorrow, a good deal of sunshine. waves are running about 1 foot. 80 in the mountains with some sunshine tomorrow. ocean city, just kind of a summary date. lisa is even weaker, barely discernible. that storm does not look like much of a threat. the next name on the list is matthew. 88 to borrow around baltimore and into the low 90's
NBC
Sep 23, 2010 6:00pm EDT
80 temperatures in the upper 80s across the west virginia panhandle. acacias warmth is not going anywhere anytime soon. you think he would seek better terms popping up but only a few blips on the radar fading away now as it moves into southern maryland. >most areas will stay dry with warmer than normal tablatures. you can check out the fall harvest moon of september. look how warm it is at this hour in chicago and detroit. temperatures well into the '90s. expect another summary day tomorrow. it is scheduled to get here saturday morning. it will finally cooled down a little bit. after this passes by, temperatures will cool off. 89-94 on friday. on the day, gusting up to 20 knots, so a small craft advisory on the day. 83 degrees and cooling off for the weekend. low 90s, not quite as muggy. in the atlantic, lisa is a tropical storm and expected to stay weak. matthew is the new storm that has formed in the caribbean. when around 40 miles an hour, just barely at the threshold of a tropical storm. it is forecast to move toward central america. it should become a hurricane and drift to
CBS
Sep 22, 2010 11:00pm EDT
of showers to our north in of course portions of virginia. it's going to head back to the north as a warm front during the day late thursday into friday. that's why we get back into the low 90s. it will be dropping. big temp around 74. so tonight, showers have ended. just call it partly cloudy. tomorrow back up close to 90. the next 5 days it will get hot again on friday. 92 and then cooling a little bit. low 70s, low to mid-70s, chance of rain coming in friday and again on monday. we need it denise. >>> check in with don scott and burn bernadette woods starting at 4:55 a.m. >>> back to work for the ravens after a tough logs. mark was at their practice today and has the latest coming up. olololololold gibbs canning. today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland create new economy jobs. training new math and science teachers investing in our institutions of excellence pioneering new cyber security jobs and giving an old gm plant a jump start building electric motors. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message so you'll know i'm fighting for you.
CBS
Sep 23, 2010 7:00pm EDT
a lot like the old ideas. republicans unveiled their pledge at a hardwear store in northern virginia. >> we're here today to put forth a new governing agenda. >> reporter: among the top priorities: repealing the obama health care law, rolling back government spending to 2008 levels, and extending the bush tax cuts. >> this is a contract with americans. >> reporter: it's a clear homage to the contract with america which republicans released in 1994, the last time they took over congress. ( cheers and applause ) in a nod to the tea party, a growing force on the right, the pledge is littered with references to the constitution and programs to reduce the federal debt. grateful tea party members even presented the minor leader with a tea pot today. but democrats slammed the pledge, call it recycled rhetoric from the bush years. >> the american people deserve to hear a real plan for moving america forward, not an election-year gimmick filled with hyperbole and tired old failed ideas. >> reporter: even if republicans take control of the house enacting any part of this agenda will be diffic
ABC
Sep 22, 2010 11:00pm EDT
, the times square attended bomber. -- the christmas day bomber. a northern virginia charged with a link to the bombing in uganda. >> with the internet, everything is getting connected, and i do not know what the right solution is. >> the administration admits that as terrorism be more -- becomes more complex, so does their plan. >> they are trying to reach out to muslim communities. >> the fbi has deployed personnel to cities with high somali population to reach out to community leaders. it also says it is focusing on the role of the internet being used to recruit u.s. residents of >>> coming up, part of a major highway was shut down on friday morning. we are on your way -- underside with when that will happen. >>> why one company is offering to give you a its beer for free. all local woman battles cancer. why she blames the water. i am rebecca cooper >>> you are watching abc 7 news at 11:00, with leon harris, caroline lyders, meteorologist bob ryan weather and tim brant sports. this is abc 7 news at 11:00. on your side. >> on your side tonight with a sequence of the events that has hun
Univision
Sep 23, 2010 6:30pm EDT
capitán ley para revelar su promesa a estados unidos en virginia capital zando con el descontento popular ionla economía. dicen que le reconquistar darán marcha atrás a lo ap proobd. >> si ponemos enticiero univi o incertidumb incenoumbre. >> dijo en un almacén deisionno. >> el documento dice creación de emple empleos y recortes del impuestos incluso a los ricos, y re karlt ría gastos del globo pondría limo twl límites y elimino ría y remo plazo ría la reforma al cuidado de la salud. y además prometen reformar el o univngresoh@ciero talece laeri >> creo que es bastante claro en el documento que los primeros pasos para una reforma migratoria real es asegurar fronteras y haergz cumplir leyes. dos cosas están en la promesa a américa. esta republicana a favor dice que el documento es sobre economía, y sobre lo que escucharon de votantes. >> no importa si es miami los Ángeles new york es la misma cosa que paern el despil farro de dinero que no sigan con estos planes que no han creado empleos. >> no se debe regresar a políticas frac sadz. >> siempre lo mismo. pues si no tuvié
NBC
Sep 23, 2010 4:00am EDT
. pepco has more than 2,000 customers without power. most of them in montgomery county. dominion, virginia, is reporting just 123 people inhe dark this morning. >>> well, are the storms over? that's the question. >> that's ight, tom, what do you think? >> yep, they are and things have settled down considerably. the skies cleared out. we got that bright full moon in the western sky and of course the bright spot the last number of days to the left of the moon is jupiter. quite a scene in the western sky. look at the tperatures. it's a mild morning. a little patchy fog in some of the rural a
ABC
Sep 22, 2010 11:00pm EDT
at culpeper, almost 100 today down into virginia for the last day of summer. our radar shows clearing out, weather out in far western maryland is not going to make it in here in any significant way, you can see the line of showers and storms they're tracking along a boundary north and west of baltimore. this boundary is not going to come through. i think it's going to retreat northward and that's going to allow the hot humid air to keep flowing in out of the south and keep temperatures way above average by that 15, 20 degrees. our forecast model clear and sunny tomorrow and into the day on friday, another clear sunny day with a south wind and no fresh cool air coming in. it's a summer scenario for the first couple of days after fall. what can i say? sometimes that happens. tomorrow, first full day of fall, and mostly sunny. but not fall-like at 88 degrees. tomorrow night, down to 67 or so with a few clouds. when can we expect more autumn-like weather? not really until sunday. that's our big abc 2 extreme makeover sunday night but the bottom line is we have a couple of hot days to get thro
ABC
Sep 23, 2010 6:00am EDT
this message so you'll know i'm fighting for you. >>> a woman is set to die in virginia tonight. she is scheduled to be executed at 9:00 for killing her husband and stepson to collect insurance money. >>> many insurers are scrambling to get ahead of the changes. >>> think how much those roads you travel on are costing you. every time you go over a pothole. >>> good morning, welcome, i'm jamie costello. >>> and i'm megan pringle. what do you say we head over to meteorologist justin burke. >> reporter: our last day of summer really went out with fireworks and a big display. temperatures first off reaching 91 degrees, not a record, but the 53rd day this year we had that mark, in tying us for the most 90-degree days for any year on record in baltimore. we may own the number one spot before this week is done. how about the big storms last night? as a result areas of fog. more heat on the way. but right now, we have been tracking one storm this morning here hagerstown. that is the 81 and the 70 split. otherwise, we are back home and not much going on around the beltway. again, patchy fog t
ABC
Sep 23, 2010 6:30am EDT
roads, san jose, california followed closely by los angeles. >>> a virginia woman is set to die by lethal injection tonight at 9:00. 41-year-old theresa lewis is scheduled to be the first one executed in the state in nearly a century. lewis is being executed for the 2002 hired killings of her husband and stepson to collect a $250,000 insurance policy. prosecutors said she promised sex and cash to two men if they carried out the killings. the two gunmen were sentenced to life in prison. >>> one person is running another person with their hands up. >>> a helicopter camera in broward county, florida caught this police chase that spanned over two counties. officers had tried to pull a car over, but the driver's took off, hitting speeds up to 95 miles per hour. the car eventually collided with a police car and the suspects were arrested. they face several charges. >>> amazing pictures out of eastern oregon. a rancher documents a fight between a black bear and a cow. he captured the incident on camera you can see these photographs, the bear ended up going up straight to one of the cow
FOX News
Sep 22, 2010 9:00pm EDT
to be in trouble. russ feingold down in double digits, west virginia, republican up by three points ere. a lot of states that nobody thought was in play are now in play your prediction? >> seven or eight seats in the senate, 37 to 45 in the house, maybe as many as 55, i'm starting to move up on the number between that 37, 45 range. we are reaching a point where the democrats are pulling down their tv in arizona and phoenix congressman mitchell is in deep trouble. they have to cut advertising in places like ohio and pennsylvania where they are falling so far behind it is going to be a waste of resources. we got to keep this battlefield building and ing the republicans do, by making sure they got good candidates and message. looking good. >> sean: does it trouble that lisa murkowski is -- >> yeah. >> sean: castle won't endorse and charlie crist ran independent? >> crist is going to be beat badly. murkowski is going to embarrass herself. joe miller won fair and square for her to do this now is sad and pathetic end to a political career. i'm confident miller at the end is going to beat. my man mar
FOX News
Sep 23, 2010 4:00am EDT
will be rolled out tomorrow. at a hardware store in suburban virginia, as the g.o.p. leaders talk about the specifics. what about this? >> everybody wants to be twith the folks, which is okay. the biggest thing that the document does not address is the fact that the national debt is now 100% of g.d.p. and rising. right? so they start talking about how they are going to cut spending. $100 billion, in the first year out of a deficit that is now $1.5 trillion. they are talking about cutting, freezing discretionary spending and discretionary spending represents 32% of the federal budget. 58% of the federal budget is mandatory. that is entitlement. that is medicare, social security, not a word, not a word about doing that. furthermore, they are going to extent all of the bush tax cuts. permanently. now they do not deal with how they are going to fill the hole. if they say well, we'll take in more revenue, you have to show it. i don't think the math adds up. >> bret: charles? >> mort is dismayed that republicans aren't suicidely promising entitlement with a month to go before election day. i'
CBS
Sep 23, 2010 4:00pm EDT
isolated, just around the d.c. area. and very, very minor, near leesburg and northern virginia. nothing in the maryland area. warm temperatures ahead of a tonight. cool us down for the weekend. record high is 95. we're predicting 92. or maybe 93. going to get close to very, very hot temperatures before it cools down a lot this weekend. mary? >> all right, bob. thank you. >>> let's check in on the roads now with sharon gibala at wjz traffic control. >>> so far, nothing too major for the afternoon commute. we have a bunch of accidents. but that's pretty standard stuff. one of them on u.s. 40 at patapsco state park. another at pleasant meadow road. one involves a bicyclist on old harford road. also one on north gay at north front. huntington. north o'donnell at 25. and east belvedere, at east northern parkway. as far as delays go, 95 northbound. four minutes with an average speed of 27 miles an hour. there's a look at your average speeds and drive times on the beltway. pretty typical there. west side inner loop of the beltway, with 31 miles an hour, as your slowest spot on the west side in
FOX News
Sep 23, 2010 11:00am EDT
bream is live at the unveiling in sterling, virginia. so shannon, how is the message of today's pledge to america, how does it differ from what we heard in 1994? >> well, jon, when you look at the physical rollout, you can see the differences. back in 1994 it was on the steps the u.s. capitol, today, wee are in suburban west virginia, it's clear that republicans want it to seem like it's more collaborative. 1994, they handed out the ten points and say this has finish discussion with the american people, it's about acknowledging the things done wrong in washington and now republicans are pledging to serve the people of america. here's how congresswoman marsha blackburn put it. >> the great promise end salvation of this country has always been the power of the american people to seek and create solutions. this pledge acknowledges that washington has gotten in the way of those solutions and that washington has made the problems worse. >> so today, they laid out the road map for turning those things around, jon. >> jon: i know that in the past democrats have always said that republicans do
CBS
Sep 23, 2010 7:00am PDT
, america speaking out.com and what will raise the curtain today in sterling, virginia, is an outline of an agenda that we'd like to see democrats bring to the floor this week, today. that will focus on getting this economy moving again, getting spending under control. and, yes, it includes rolling back the both the failed economic policies and the broadly rejected government takeover of health care enacted last march. >> one of the things that's talked about in the pledge is about job creation and among the ideas there is a 20% reduction in income tax for small businesses. how is that fundamentally different than all of the small business initiatives that have already been proposed by the obama administration? >> well, what we're really talking about is 20% reduction immediately on the bottom line of every small business owner and family farmer in america. but you're also going to hear republicans today standing out here as i am in front of a small business this sterling, virginia. you're going to hear republicans talk today about congress ought to be acting to make sure there's no t
MSNBC
Sep 23, 2010 6:00am EDT
. but watch west virginia and connecticut. they'll still be in play. >> they're all dominos. if castle were there, republicans wouldn't have to spend a dime there and they could move it to connecticut. >> and west virginia. >> and to west virginia and to wisconsin. now they're pinned down there, pinned down in nevada in races they should have already put in their winning column. >> still ahead, elizabeth warren will be here. later, former president bill clinton. but first, willie, what do you have next? >>> tina mentioned jon stewart. we'll see jon stewart visiting bill o'reilly last night. they're playing a home and home series. also last night, joaquin phoenix returns to the scene of the crime. 18 months ago he came on bearded and mumbling. cleaned himself up for letterman last night. [ male announcer ] you are a business pro. lord of the carry-on. sovereign of the security line. you never take an upgrade for granted. and you rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle. and go. you can even take a full-size or above. and still pay the mid-size price. i d
MSNBC
Sep 22, 2010 9:00pm EDT
it out in a big way. president obama traveled to falls church, virginia, to speak at one of these private home backyard events that he's been doing lately to connect with a relatively small audience. this one in virginia today, specifically zeroed in on what is happening roughly three hours from right now. which is that a big wave of changes is rolling into effect as a result of health reform being signed into law. those changes take effect at midnight. >> part of the affordable care act that we can implement right now. that will take effect tomorrow is the most important patients' bill of rights that we've ever seen in our history. number one, paul already mentioned the issue of lifetime limits. that is not going to be the rule anymore after tomorrow. number two, pre-existing conditions for children. children who have pre-existing conditions are going to be covered. number three, we're going to make sure that if young people don't have health insurance through their employer that they can stay on their parents' health insurance up to the age of 26. you're going to be able to make sure th
KRON
Sep 22, 2010 5:30pm PDT
relationships. they say they were teenagers when this happened. long as denying the charges. a woman in virginia is scheduled to be executed tomorrow. her name is theresa lois she's likely to be the first person put to death in the state in nearly a century. some argue since her iq is in the low seventies near the level of retardation she should not be on death row. she pleaded guilty in the 2002 murders ever has been an stepson. virginia's governor has refused to stop the execution. here's something traffic cops don't see every day. adnan in a gray suit riding on a tv. it happened in ohio on the road that have been closed for construction it wasn't supposed to be anyone out there. police think this is the man is been causing other mischief in the area of putting on the eight suits and schering people. 24 year-old jamie he said his staff was inspired by the end tv show jackass. he was surprised to hear he's being cited for several violations. >> talking about costumes even though halloween as a month away the search is on yah hoo for the perfect costumer heating up. kimberly tells us what some o
CNN
Sep 23, 2010 11:00am EDT
senior congressional correspondent dana bash live in sterling, virginia, where the gop unveiled its pledge last hour. dana, what are you hearing? >> you just heard kevin mccarthy. they are talking not only about a legislative agenda but a restoration of trust in government. if you look at the specifics of what they're trying to say, that definitely seems to be part of the goal of these republicans in announcing what they call this pledge to america today. i just had an exclusive interview with the man who is trying to be the speak of the house should the republicans be successful and that is john boehner. as you probably know, he is somebody who has had questions, and certainly democrats, the president included, are raising questions about whether or not he is somebody who is too cozy to lobbyists, and i asked him about that and whether he is willing to say he's going to have more restrictions on lobbyists and do something else to assure people that the perception would change. lift ton what he said. >> i'm a small business guy who stumbled boo this political arena, and when people
Univision
Sep 22, 2010 6:30pm PDT
cobertura a niños por condición pre existentes y consumidores podrán apelar. >> hoy en virginia rodeado de familias, el preguntas obama dijo que cambios beneficiaran a millones. >> el presidente dijo que la idea no es que el gobierno se involucre en el cuidado de salud sino aseguro caros los estadounidenses estén protegidos por su tamaño la reforma de saluden entrará en afecto gradualmente, muchos de los cambios se verán recién en el 2014. >> todo el mundo que quiere seguro va a tener la oportunidad de para cojoerlo si teej bajo ingresos el gobierno le va a ayudar premios para estar en estos programas. >> cambios no son bienvenidos para todos ahora que los niños con condiciones no pueden ser rechazados y varias compañías de seguro aquí en california en otros estados van desde mañana a dejar de vender estas polizas, y dijo en comunicado que lamentablemente la ley ha creado un ambiente competitivo desbalanceado. >> y dijeron que la compañías de seguros están tomando decisiones sin importo lugar familias y niños que los necesitan. en san francisco, univisión. >> y cientos de mi
NBC
Sep 22, 2010 5:00pm PDT
promoting the new laws that take effect tomorrow. the president was in virginia today where he held a backyard forum to talk about health care reform. and to clear up some confusion about the new provisions. here's a look at some of the new laws. among them, insurance companies will no longer be able to deny children coverage for pre-existing conditions. children will be allowed on stay on their parents' policies until age 26. insurance companies will no longer be able to cap the amount of benefits and treatment a person can receive over a lifetime. and no out-of-pocket costs for preventative care. >> all these things are designed not to have government more involved in health care, they're designed to make sure that you have basic protections in your interactions with your insurance company. that you're getting what you paid for. that you have some basic measures of protection. >> major health care changes take effect in 2014, including the requirement that most people buy health insurance. >>> still ahead at 5:00, was it a titanic mistake? new revelations about what could have su
CBS
Sep 22, 2010 5:30pm PDT
. >> couric: i know earlier today the president was in northern virginia talking about health care reform which, as you mentioned, the republicans are threatening to repeal. why was he revisiting this topic today when he's been so criticized for initially not focusing on the economy? >> well, katie, he's trying to help democrats who are being just hammered out on the campaign trail on health care reform. so today he highlighted a number of popular provisions of the bill that take effect tomorrow. for example, starting tomorrow insurance companies will be barred from denying coverage to children because of preexisting conditions. insurance companies will also no longer be allowed to put a lifetime limit on the amount of coverage and children will be allowed to stay on their parents' insurance plans until their 26th birthday. katie, when he signed the bill six months ago, approval of health care reform was 37%. after talking about it a lot, it's still at 37%. hasn't gone up a bit. >> couric: all right. chip reid. chip, thank you, nice to have you in new york. and it didn't take long, the in
CBS
Sep 23, 2010 4:30am PDT
that caused the recession. this plan will be formally unveiled today at a hardware store in virginia. terrell, back to you. >> the battle goes on. >> indeed. >> thank you so much. the republican pledge six months after health care reform was passed by congress. today the first real benefits of the new law kick in, including free immunizations for children, free preventive care like mammograms and cholesterol screenings barring insurers from canceling coverage with people get sick and allowing young adults to stay on the family plans until age 26. >>> as we reported this morning, president obama is in new york. he spoke last night at a democratic fund-raiser but he wasn't the only one with something to say. >> tonight, i want to talk a little bit about our efforts here at home -- >> president obama -- >> -- where this country -- >> the hecklers demanded more funding for aids program and action to allow gays to serve openly in the military. >>> in congress, the house committee investigating the summer's salmonella outbreak got an apology from the owner of the iowa egg factory where it started b
CBS
Sep 23, 2010 12:00pm PDT
a visit to a small business in virginia to roll out their proposal to shrink the government. >> it offers a new way forward that habit been tried in washington, an approach focused on cutting spending, which is sadly a new idea for congress. >> reporter: the republican plan is called a "pledge to america." it calls for slashing $100 billion from government programs except the military. it would leave bush era tax cuts in place for everyone and would replace president obama's healthcare plan with a smaller version. the president argues that's not going to safety country any cash. >> yeah -- that's not going to save the country any cash. >> why would you want to repeal something that the congressional budget office says is going to save a trillion dollars if you are serious about my deficit? it doesn't make sense. >> reporter: the gop plan is short on specifics, but party leaders say that's not the point. they want to show americans where they will take the country if they win control of congress. >> government is out of control in washington. and we need to rein it in and begin a new drive
MSNBC
Sep 23, 2010 5:30am EDT
gathering in virginia yesterday, president obama touted the new provisions and called out republicans who threatened to repeal the law. . >>> right now there is a political debate going on about should we maybe repeal the health care act or, you know, because this is part of big government and you've heard the republican leader in the house saying that's going to be one of our priorities chipping away at the health care act. why would you want to repeal something that congressional budget office says is going to save us a trillion dollars if you're serious about the deficit? it doesn't make sense. i mean it makes sense in terms of politics. and polls. it doesn't make sense in terms of actually making people's lives better. >>> later he will address the u.n. assembly to emphasize efforts his administration is making to promote peace and strengthen global ties. according to the white house, the president also expected to focus on u.s. efforts to restart the global economy to combat al qaeda and to pursue peace in the middle east. meanwhile, in new york city last night the president attended
PBS
Sep 22, 2010 7:00pm PDT
, campaign-style, in a virginia family's backyard to promote the new health care law. obama ticked off a list off its achievements, among them: there are no limits on lifetime benefits. kids can no longer be denied coverage for a pre-existing condition. and, dependents up to age 26 will be able to get insurance through their parent's plan. >> all of these things are designed not to have government more involved in health care. they're designed to make sure that you have basic protections in your interactions with your insurance company, that you're getting what you paid for. >> reporter: consumers can expect to pay more in premiums. the administration estimates those new benefits will add an average of 2% to 3% to premium costs. but, supporters say a focus on preventive care will help bring long-term costs down. heritage policy analyst ed haislmaier says whether that will be true is unclear. >> when you start saying things like, "the plan has to pay for dietary counseling for people with high cholesterol," but then doesn't define what high cholesterol is or how many visits and says, "use good
NBC
Sep 23, 2010 6:00am EDT
store in suburban virginia. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> does the pledge address any social issues? >> it touches on some social issues. it does not go in death. it does honor the values and traditional values. it calls for increasing border security. it talks about foreign policy. it wants full funding for a missile defense system that president obama has cancelled. it calls for keeping terror suspects at guantanamo bay. >> kate amara, but thank you. have a good day. >> 1900 b.g.e. customers are still in the dark from last night's storm. the storms rolled through last night bringing dazzling lightning and strong wind or rain. this massive tree was brought down. crews have restored power to over 14,000 customers. those without power or in anne arundel and baltimore counties. >> 68 degrees on tv hill. coming up, the morning's financial news in the bloomberg business report. >> the hottest cars for thieves are not the hottest cars on the road. we will tell you which ones top the list. >> justice is handed down in one of the darkest events in the aftermath of hurricane katrina the >>
CSPAN
Sep 22, 2010 8:00pm EDT
the gentleman from west virginia seek recognition. >> section permission to address the house for five minutes. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. mollohan: i call attention to an issue which threatens the economic viability of many industries and the existence of thousands of jobs in and around the coal fields of our nation. that issue, madam speaker, is the environmental protection agency's proposal to regulate coal ash as a hazardous material. over the past two years, madam speaker, the e.p.a. has peppered the federal government with the federal docket with a myriad of proposed rules and undertaken aggressive, zealous enforcement action targeted at industries in ap lashian -- ap latch chan states. that fuels this nation's energy needs. in its latest round of regulatory bravado, they imposed additional regulation on coal combustion products, fly ash. under subtitle c of the resource recovery and con servings act. i'm speaking today in opposition to the e.p.a.'s extreme and burdensome rule making options to regulate fly ash under subtitle c. this rule would unnecessarily jeopardi
CNN
Sep 23, 2010 9:00am EDT
bash is in sterling, virginia. dana, are we talking about contract with america 2.0 here? >> reporter: in many ways, yes, kyra, the whole theme as you said among house republicans is to try to convince voters just six weeks before the election that they do have some plans to actually run the government. however, just look at where i am and the images of people remembering in 1994, how different it is. the last thing in the world that republicans wanted to do would be to stand on the steps of the capitol as they did back then representing everything that some of the people that they're really trying to get can't stand. that's why we are here at a small business. that's the emphasis today. the whole question of whether or not anything is different in here, we see a lot of what we have heard. the fact that they want to trim spending, the fact to make tax cuts permanent, the fact to repeal the president's health care plan and there are some small pieces in here that i think are interesting and i should show our viewers and clearly bones, if you will, to tea party voters trying to placate.
ABC
Sep 23, 2010 7:00am EDT
party's pledge to america. will it help them take back congress? jonathan karl is in sterling, virginia, where the announcement will be made later. >> reporter: good morning, robin. the republicans are coming out here to try to do what they did when they won the house in 1994, which is to offer a specific plan of action for a republican congress. republicans spent much of the past two years, opposing president obama's big initiatives. >> you can't. >> we're the party of no. on this bill, hell, no. >> the party of no? we're the party of hell no. >> reporter: now, house republicans are coming up with a pledge to america. in order to get to the party of know and what they call a new governing agenda for america. what they would do if they were in control of congress. at the top of the list, permanently extend the bush tax cut, all of them. cancel all unspent stimulus spending. as off today, $258 billion of the $814 billion of the stimulus has not been spent. repeal the obama health care bill. replacing it with republican proposals, including limits on malpractice lawsuits. block obama's pl
NBC
Sep 22, 2010 6:00pm PDT
a health care discussion yesterday in the backyard of a home in falls church, virginia. he told a crowd of 20 people he pushed for the new law because rising health care laws were bankrupting families and our government. >> all these things are designed not to have government more involved in health care. they're designed to make sure that you have basic protections in your interactions with your insurance company. that you're getting what you pay for. >> a recent poll shows the law remains unpopular and that many still don't know what's in it. >>> well, we're working hard, putting the latest video game to the test, but this one requires you to move around. >>> and for you couch potatoes, we have a great new exercise for your butt. >> your what? >>> and the new claims from a relative of with one of the officers on the titanic. what really sank the unsinkable ship. >>> and we're watching the final minutes of summer now as we move into fall. feels like it in san jose. 67 degrees. but stay tuned, you're seven-day forecast includes temperatures well into the 90s for most of the bay area. @
MSNBC
Sep 23, 2010 10:00am EDT
republican house lawmakers are at the tart lumber company in sterling, virginia. they'll roll out the pledge and talk to small business owners. luke russert is on capitol hill for us and, luke, give us the thumbnail sketch here. what is in this pledge? >> the pledge has to deal with five other areas. it has to deal with jobs, the economy, reforming congress and congress spending national security and some of the specific things you'll see in this pledge from the republicans today, they'll rule out the following. they want to reduce government spending and go back to 2008 levels that has to do with national security. they want to repeal the national health care law and mortgage giants fannie mae and freddie mac and they want to make the bush tax cuts permanent. those are some of the main facefa facets and president obama is coming on stage right now and we'll hear from him and his national security speech. >> the president, when you recall when he first went before this world stage basically said to folks there that he knows that there are a lot of expectations accompanying my presidency. let
CW
Sep 22, 2010 9:00pm CDT
it on wgntv.com. >>> the the unpopular law still has him playing defense. the president in virginia today defending the legislation. the president says it's an important step forward. >> you have some basic measures of protection in interacting with the health care system which means that you're not going to go bankrupt, you're not going to lose your house if heaven forbid you have an accident. and you're able to get quality care that you need. >> here are some of the changes you'll start seeing tomorrow. parents can keep their adult children on their health plans until age 26. insurers can no longer deny care to preexisting conditions. >>> and the kidney transplant with the postal worker looks like it has a nice ending. >> julie unruh has the story on the two ladies who are now bound by the generous gift of life. >> hello. good to see you. >> good to see you. >> reporter: arlene hoffman doesn't have a shy bone in her body. the 54-year-old postal carrier stopped by northwestern memorial hospital a week after surgery. >> the kidney is the size of the human fist. >> reporter: arlene and her
ABC
Sep 23, 2010 9:00am EDT
to be along skyline drive, in virginia. much like yesterday, when we were following some of these storms, the typical idea is they stay to the west or the better shot would be to the west. a few people had been saying how they were watching those rain bands. a company of -- a couple of showers coming out of there, damage reports with two storms yesterday. another cluster developed around dc, and there may be a repeat that have. the atmosphere does like to repeat itself, sometimes. there is a chance as we head into this afternoon, and tomorrow afternoon as well, we are pushing the upper 80s to lower 90s. not as much computer model support. there will be a cold front that will swing in and bump heat out of the air. the will diminish the heat and really settle things out for a decent weekend. next week could be iffy. because we are starting to creep up the dew point, high moisture con ten, especially after about 5 -- about 5:00 p.m. if you happen to have a rainstorm a better chance of morning fog as we headed into the extended outlook here. we'll push 92. if we don't do it tomorrow, we shou
NBC
Sep 23, 2010 7:00am EDT
, republicans are ing to a hardware store in virginia to unveil the 2010 version of a contract with america they call their pledge to america. >> reporter: today, republicans will try to recapture what a young firebrand named newt gingrich did six years ago with his contract with america, convince the american people republicans deserve to run congress. their updated plan, a plee to america focuses on five major areas, jobs, government spending, health care, national security and reforming congress. >> the president's been fond of playing class warfare politics, preying on the emotions of fear and ey might make for good politics but it'sivisive and rotten economics. >> democratic house speaker, nancy pelosi said in a statement the pledge to america shows republicans want to return to the same failed economic policies that hurt millions of americans and threatened our economy. republicans pledge if they win control of congress, they will, among other thin, make the bush tax cuts permanent, hold weekly votes on spending cuts and repeal and replace the president's signature legislative accompl
Univision
Sep 22, 2010 5:00pm PDT
new york city y pensión vaina en virginia, condiciones severas pero esta noche condiciones estables y depresión tropical y en este momento que genera lluvias y se mueve hacia el noreste y hacia el norte a razóned 16 millas por hora pero vientos han bajado a 5 millas por hora pero genera actividad de precipitación, y aquí tormenta tropical lisa que se mueve hacia el este y es muy bueno, con vientos de 46 millas por hora y esta noche el tormento baja y 56 grados en búfalo en el noreste del país, temperaturas en 50 grados casi 80 graldz al sur del país, y temperaturas para mañana regreso sí el país se divide el sur en el rangoed 90 grados y condiciones frescas hacia el norte del país, y es todo de mi parte continuamos con más de "primer impacto." >> gracias. >> y se complica la situación en méxico, por que un sistema de tormas tras el paso de huracán karl provocó deslizamiento de tiene corras murieron ocho personas tras cinco lesionados y los equipos de emergencia trabajan con todo por que temen que hayan más víctimas bajo toneladas de lodo. >> y descubrieron que un mic
MSNBC
Sep 23, 2010 3:00am EDT
at a backyard event in falls church, virginia, today. >> number one, paul already mentioned, the issue of lifetime limits. that is not going to be the rule anymore after tomorrow. if you've got a policy, you get sick, the insurance company covers you. number two, pre-existing conditions for children, children who have pre-existing conditions are going to be covered. number three, we're going to make sure that if young people don't have health insurance through their employer that they can stay on their parent's health insurance up to the age of 26. >> now, who the heck could be against all of that? well, there's an outfit called the republican party. now, this country was at war over health care for over a year. and now we're starting to see real-life results. >> i want to thank you, first of all. i have a son with entractable seizures and this bill will make a huge dmifrs our life personally. >> in march of this year i was diagnosed with high-grade stage 2 non-hodgkin's lymphoma. i'm feeling great. if it wasn't from this bill i probably wouldn't be feeling great because i would had be
MSNBC
Sep 23, 2010 9:00am EDT
-existing conditions. >>> other stories making headlines on a thursday. in virginia, the first execution of a woman there in nearly a century is set for today. lewis was accused of master minding a murder for hire in 2002. the two gunmen in that case got life sentences. >>> abbott laboratories has announced a voluntary recall of millions of containers of top-selling similac infant formula after beetles and larva were found in some of the products. they don't pose any immediate health risks. >>> sign of the times, blockbuster filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy as it reorganizes, the former video rental power house has lost market share to subscription sites like netflix and to video streaming services. >>> and 26-year-old facebook founder mark zuckerburg is announcing a big donation, $100 million for the newark, new jersey, school system. this just as a movie accusing him of stealing the idea for facebook hits theaters this weekend. >> all right. >> we don't want to be cynical. >> yes, yes, yes. >>> we know there's the best dressed, the top 25 in sports. but if you're going to make the list, this is pr
FOX
Sep 23, 2010 5:00am PDT
publicity event in about half an hour at a virginia hardware store. democrats meantime today have press conferences of their own marking the anniversary the six month anniversary by announcing new provisions in health care reform that take effect today. college kids can now stay on parents' insurance after graduation until age 26. patients with major health conditions can no longer be denied coverage because of those conditions. we spoke with one u.s. house democrat who voted for the original draft of health reform then voted against the final version. he says the fate of this law remains very much unclear. >> this bill is one that no one really knows the full reprocushions come. >> reporter: a lot of action here in the next hour. we'll keep you posted when we rejoin you in about an hour. live in washington, scott mcfarland, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> all right. some health insurance companies are already finding ways to get around a key part of the health care reform that targets children. anthem blue cross will no longer sell individual health care policies covering children here in ca
FOX
Sep 23, 2010 6:00am PDT
staged again in a few minutes at a virginia hardware store. democrats not to be outdone have an event of their own later today rolling out those new provisions of the law that take effect today. college graduates can now remain on their parents insurance until age 26. and patients with major health conditions can no longer be denied coverage. here's both sides talking about it. >> all these things are designed not to have government more involved in health care, they're designed to make sure that you have basic protections in your interactions with your insurance company. >> the american people do not want this bill. they have never wanted it. mr. president, you forced it down their throat six months ago. >> reporter: six months after health reform passes and six weeks before election day, this health reform law still a huge hot button political issue. live in washington. scott mcfarland, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> some insurance companies are already finding ways to go around a key element of health care reform. anthem blue cross, cig in will no longer sell individual health care polic
PBS
Sep 22, 2010 5:30pm PDT
to see you guys! >> reporter: the president marked the occasion in a northern virginia neighborhood today. his goal: to sell the six-month- old law to voters, six weeks before the mid-term elections. >> and so what we realized was we had to take some steps to start dealing with these underlying, chronic problems that have confronted our economy for a very long time. and health care was one of those issues that we could no longer ignore. so it was bankrupting families, companies and our government. so we said we have to take this on. >> reporter: at the same time, mr. obama acknowledged many americans still don't like or don't understand the new law and he said he's partly to blame. >> sometimes i... i fault myself for not having been able to make the case more clearly to... to the country. we spend-- each of us who have health insurance spend about a thousand dollars of our premiums on somebody else's care. >> reporter: in fact, the latest round of polling underscored that health care reform has yet to win strong support. a new associated press survey found 40% disapproved, while 30% appr
CNN
Sep 23, 2010 6:00am EDT
is there, outside of d.c., sterling, virginia, this morning. a lot of what's in the pledge seems to be classic republican ideas that we've heard for some time now, years, as a meat of fact, anything new in here? >> reporter: well, i think what's new and what's most interesting is the way that house republicans are trying to make the tea parties voters, especially understand that they are trying to listen to them. i think we have some examples of points that i saw were clear indications that they were trying to reach out. little things. for example, weekly votes on spending cuts. a pledge to cut congress's budget. a net hiring freeze of nonsecurity federal employees. and a vote on every regulation costing more than $100 million. those, each of those, is a nod to the idea that many in the base, you know, you hear republicans talking about this rebellion. rebellion is in large part about spending. so these are little things that the house republicans say they will try to do to address that. in addition to that there are some items in here that address the whole idea at that governme
ABC
Sep 23, 2010 2:05am PDT
to be executed in virginia is set to die tonight. the u.s. supreme court refused to block the death sentence for convicted murderer teresa lewis. >>> lawmakers on capitol hill today discuss a serious problem among student athletes. they're considering ways to prevent young athletes from suffering concussions while playing sports. >>> finally this half hour, "forbes" magazine just released its annual list of the 400 wealthiest people in america. bill gates topped the list with a net worth of $54 billion. >> the list also shows that the rich are in fact getting even richer. abc business news editor dan arnall looks at the trend. >> reporter: the faces are familiar. bill gates. warren buffett. these are america's wealthiest people. topping the famous forbes 400 list of the richest americans again this year. even with the slowly recovering economy, the amount of money it takes to be amongst the 400 has gone up. >> 2008, the cut-off was $1.3 billion. last year $950 million. this year up a bit to $1 billion. it's at least moving up. we'll take that. >> reporter: this year'
CSPAN
Sep 22, 2010 11:00pm EDT
, provided as a public service. >> president obama today went to falls church, virginia, to hear from a group of americans who have benefited from the health- care law past six months ago. several provisions take effect today, including a ban on lifetime coverage limits. this is 50 minutes. >> hello, good to see you guys. how are you? everybody, have a seat. i know it is warm out here. what's your name? thank you for coming. >> how are you? >> thank you so much. >> welcome. we would like to welcome you to our backyard. we appreciate you all being here. we try to clean up everything, but watch your step. 36 years ago i was born with hemophilia. i like a specific clotting factor in my blood -- lack a specific clotting factor in my blood. it has been that challenge over the years. 2006 are reached a lifetime cap after three years. i was trying to figure out what to do, whether i should go on a disability policy, change jobs, and new states. fortunately my employer came through and was able to cover my health care costs, but it was a significant stress for me and my wife. we had an opportunity to
FOX
Sep 23, 2010 7:00am PDT
, virginia. house republicans nouncing a plan to -- announcing a plan to repeal the law. they would replace the law, in their words with a set of smaller changes to the system. >>> democrats. the nation's health secretary announcing new provisions. including allowing college students to stay on their parents' insurance, after graduation, until the age of 26. also, prohibiting insurance companies from denying coverage to those with preexisting health conditions. as for the push to help the health care law, republicans have picked up on this issue as a weapon for the campaigns. >> the policies coming out of washington are creating massive uncertainty for job creators on the american people are suffering as a result. >> reporter: republicans are calling their 2010 version of contract with america. it's a pledge to america. and it includes this call to repeal the six-month-old landmark health reform law. live in washington, scott mcfarlane. >>> some are looking for key ways to get around the healthcare reform. anthem blue cross and aetna will no longer sell single insurance policies for childre
FOX News
Sep 23, 2010 1:00pm EDT
're right, megyn. here in west virginia barack obama may be the decisive personality and his agenda could turn the whole election. john raese, the republican, ran for office before, hammering hard on barack obama. joe manchin is popular incumbent democratic governor. he made something of a career going against the grain. moderate to conservative democrat and been really, really tough on barack obama and the agenda. you look at ads however, you see each side taking sort of normally expected positions. manchin attacking raese for his business record and raese attacking manchin for being much more liberal than he let's on. let's listen. >> john race z bad for mine workers. 600 safety violations. >> john raese puts profits before people. i don't trust him to look out for these minors. and neither should you. >> listen to joe manchin supporting obama care. >> i am totally behind health care reform and -- [applause] >> say it ain't so, joe? you are totally behind the medicare cuts that will affect our seniors? you want bigger government and higher taxes to pay for it? sorry, joe, seniors can't
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